Dilijan and the East of Lake Sevan

The crossing into Armenia was very quick on the Georgian side, but slightly more bureaucratic on the Armenian side. For some reason the Armenia border (both with Georgia and with Iran) tends to make everything more complicated than it is and the people (with a few notable exceptions) are not particularly friendly. I was through the Georgian side in about 5 minutes, but on the Armenia side, by the time I had finished with the customs and insurance it was already more than one hour. On top of everything in Armenia, you have to pay to get in and pay to get out – don’t ask me exactly for what as I don’t know. It just had something to do with customs.  Continue reading Dilijan and the East of Lake Sevan

From Tabriz in Iran to Kapan in Armenia

As we left Masouleh, we weren’t sure of the road we should take towards Tabriz. The GPS app we’ve been using for the phone (maps.me) always wants us to go through the shortest distance, which usually means dirt tracks in the middle of nowhere high up in the mountains.  Continue reading From Tabriz in Iran to Kapan in Armenia